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  • n. A city that is a seat of government.


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  • And then he gasped as through the dark silhouettes of reaching branches and hanging moss, he saw the soft and welcoming lights of the Ferenginar capital city shining through the distance and the dark of night.


  • Major companies are expected to create suffixes with their own names, while the German capital city has reportedly expressed interest in a dot-berlin suffix.

    New Internet Name Rule Opens Door to Huge Changes

  • In 1961, a Bombardier Ski-Doo from Canada was displayed in Rovaniemi, the capital city of Finnish Lapland.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Artashat, the town where the monastery was located, was the first capital city of Armenia and remained so until it fell in the fifth century.

    The Ark

  • He especially admired the famous Daihatsu, or Great Buddha, in the ancient capital city of Kamakura.

    First Man

  • I was born in Chronicle Year 1112, in the Cathran capital city that was called simply Cala in the days preceding the Sovereignty.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • The woman told a long and maundering tale of a goat-trading mission she had made down as far as the capital city once.

    Cold Mountain

  • The Father had yet a further purpose in it, that these first fruits of Japonian Christianity should be consecrated to God by the Bishop Don John d'Albuquerque, in the capital city of the Indies.

    The Works of John Dryden

  • When she was beyond the small capital city of Royal Fenguard, in the marshes of the Little Fen that extended between it and the broad expanse of Moss Lake, she guided the skiff out of the main channel and made it go up one of the innumerable small creeks that led back into the bulrushes.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • He keeps his court in the capital city of the empire; and it is he who approves the sects, who institutes the ceremonies, who consecrates, if I may be allowed to say so, the Tundi, who resemble our bishops, and whose principal function is to ordain the priests of idols, by conferring on them the power of offering sacrifice.

    The Works of John Dryden


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